4_Biol1510_module4_1_Chromosomes_Cell_division

4_Biol1510_module4_1_Chromosomes_Cell_division - Module 3:...

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Module 3: Genetics How do cells and organisms transmit genetic information to their progeny (asexually or sexually)? How do genes (and genomes) work? - to generate phenotype - in conjunction with the cell’s environment
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Chromosomes and cell division Structures of prokaryotic and eukaryotic chromosomes Prokaryotic cell division by fission Two types of eukaryotic cell division: Somatic cells divide by mitosis Only germline cells undergo meiosis
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Central questions How is DNA packaged in cells? How do mitosis and meiosis differ? in purpose in mechanism in chromosome behavior and segregation Behavior of chromosomes in meiosis is key to sexual reproduction and genetics!
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Prokaryotic chromosomes R. Kavanoff, supercoiled E. coli chromosome J. Cairns, replicating E. coli chromosome
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Eukaryotes: Packaging of DNA into interphase chromatin, mitotic chromosomes
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Eukaryotic chromatin packaging animation
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Q: What properties are common to proteins used to package DNA in cells? A) They are highly basic (positively
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course BIOL 1510 taught by Professor Jungh.choi during the Spring '07 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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